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Articles About 2017 elections
About 50 percent of Yellow Springs voters cast ballots in yesterday’s elections. Results by precinct for the four local races and two state issues are provided here.
Last week, local candidates for school board presented their qualifications and answered questions at the annual Candidates Night Forum sponsored by the James A. McKee Association. On Wednesday, Oct. 18, candidates Steve Conn, Dawn Johnson, Steve McQueen and Aïda Merhemic presented their qualifications and answered audience questions. The four candidates are seeking the three open seats on the board.
The anticipated new fire station and the continuing health of the local fire and rescue squad, which serves village as well as Miami Township residents, were leading concerns expressed during the Oct. 19 James A. McKee Association-sponsored candidates forum.
At last Wednesday’s Candidates Night forum, the four candidates for Yellow Springs mayor — Pam Conine, Laura Curliss, Cathy Price and Gerry Simms — offered nuanced differences on issues, but obvious distinctions in terms of personal style and expertise.
Issues of affordability and economic development dominated the discussion Thursday, Oct. 19, as the six candidates for Yellow Springs Village Council spoke at the second of two candidate forums organized by the James A. McKee Association in advance of the Nov. 7 election.
This is the last in a series of articles featuring candidates for local office on Nov. 7. This article’s focus is the four candidates running for the seat of longtime mayor David Foubert.
This week the News focuses on candidates for Miami Township Trustee — Mark Crockett, Don Hollister and Lamar Spracklen — who are running for the township’s two open seats.
This is the second in a two-part story on candidates for the three open seats on Village Council.
This week and next, several hundred villagers will be contacted by Wright State researchers and asked about their preferences for addressing the needs of local school facilities.
For the next several weeks, the News will run profiles of candidates for Village Council, school board, Yellow Springs mayor and Township Trustee.